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WASHINGTON, DC— Almost two million Americans stated their opposition to the Trump administration’s proposal to strip endangered species protections from gray wolves in a comment period that closed today. This is one of the largest numbers of comments ever submitted on a federal decision involving...

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A generous supporter of the Humane Society of the United States has donated an additional $2,500 to increase the reward offer for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the shooting of a bald eagle found in Hamilton County, Tennessee...

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The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for two recent incidences of extreme animal neglect in Yuma, Arizona. The Yuma Humane Society is also offering $5,000...

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The Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust will award $10,000 to the Oregon tipsters who supplied critical information that led to the arrest and conviction of Austin Burkett for two 2014 poaching cases in Jackson County, Oregon. Burkett pleaded guilty to one...

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The Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust and the Center for Biological Diversity are offering $10,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for illegally shooting an endangered Florida panther. This new amount...

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The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust

Conservation groups announced today a $16,500 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction for the illegal shooting death of a two-year-old collared female wolf in Wallowa County in early Jan. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Turn in Poachers division also offers a potential...

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A group of 171 dogs saved from South Korea’s brutal dog meat trade are starting their search for loving homes in the United States and Canada. Humane Society International rescued the dogs as part of its campaign to end the dog meat trade, and flew them to the U.S. Here, its affiliate the Humane...

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Last month, 28 French Bulldog puppies were found by a Texas Department of Public Safety officer packed tightly in plastic crates in a moving van in Texarkana, Texas. The Humane Society of the United States was asked to help find placement for these dogs, and connected local authorities to Chicago...

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The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the shooting of a burrowing owl on the Caja del Rio Plateau near Santa...

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The Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the arrow shooting of a black bear cub in the Moatsville area. The...

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The Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the illegal killings of eight mule deer in Southern Nevada. This adds...

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The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the neglect and abandonment of two puppies in Sempronius, New York. The New York State Humane Association is...

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission are seeking information about the shooting of a bald eagle, who was found on the Arkansas River in Logan County, Arkansas. The Humane Society of the United States, the Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust and the Arkansas...

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WASHINGTON—Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled against the National Pork Producers Council and the American Farm Bureau Federation in their challenge to Proposition 12, the strongest farm animal protection law in the world. The Humane Society of the United States led...

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By Emily Smith
Illustration of a family of deer with New York City in the background

People in New York City expect to contend with millions of other humans. They don’t always realize that in some boroughs they also live side by side with thousands of bucks, does and fawns. So recently the city plastered its transit system with ads that carried pictures of these wild city residents...

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By Karen E. Lange
Kitty Block speaking at the To the Rescue! New York Gala

The night before Kitty Block’s second grade class visited the circus, she was so excited she hardly slept. But the next day, when she saw the elephants perform, the thrill left her. Even at age 7, she knew something was wrong. “I realized there are things people accept that aren’t right.”

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By Karen E. Lange
Horses eating in the street

The injured foal has tried to find some respite from the harsh glare of midday, wandering into a stranger’s backyard to seek the shade of two palm trees there. Now she lies on her side, barely moving, just off the main street out of Esperanza, a pretty little town on the island of Vieques, Puerto...

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M. Carrie Allan

Wanda the dog has discerning tastes when it comes to cars. Instead of jumping in adopter Morgan’s spacious Jeep when it’s time to go out, the 150-pound Great Dane opts for a significantly smaller ride: A two-door Dodge Challenger belonging to Morgan’s husband. “She literally takes up the entire...

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By Kelly L. Williams

Murchison, TEXAS—A group of exotic wild animals who spent their lives at a deplorable roadside zoo in Canada are now receiving proper care and living their happily-ever-after at the 1,400-acre Black Beauty Ranch, a sanctuary that is part of the Humane Society of the United States. The animals...

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